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The Case For The Democratic 'Cave'

The Case For The Democratic 'Cave'

WASHINGTON ― After Senate Democrats voted for a three-week government funding extension Monday, Republicans and liberal progressives seemed to agree about one thing: Democrats had caved.

Teen Says MSU Is Still Billing Her Family For Appointments Where Nassar Assaulted Her

Teen Says MSU Is Still Billing Her Family For Appointments Where Nassar Assaulted Her

The 95th witness to deliver an impact statement at the sentencing hearing for disgraced former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar said the school is still billing her family for appointments where she was allegedly sexually abused.

Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘I was not offended’ by Trump's 'cursing' at meeting

Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘I was not offended’ by Trump's 'cursing' at meeting

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said that President Trump’s language during a closed-door meeting 10 days ago did not offend him, and that Trump’s actual words have been grossly misrepresented. The Arkansas Republican offered this defense of the commander in chief while discussing immigration reform on...

Video Shows Captive California Siblings After Their Parents' Arrest

Video Shows Captive California Siblings After Their Parents' Arrest

The oldest son's transcript from a local college shows he had a near-perfect grade point average.

Texts suggest Strzok, Page knew outcome of Clinton probe

Texts suggest Strzok, Page knew outcome of Clinton probe

Newly released texts between ex-Mueller team members suggest they knew in advance that Clinton would be exonerated.

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent.

Hawaii Missile Alert Update Delayed Because Governor Didn’t Know His Twitter Password

Hawaii Missile Alert Update Delayed Because Governor Didn’t Know His Twitter Password

Hawaiian Gov. David Ige (D) has made the embarrassing admission that his office did not immediately inform the public about the state’s missile alert false alarm partly because he had forgotten the password to his Twitter account.

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

Israeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century since their discovery, an Israeli university has said. The more than 60 tiny fragments of parchment bearing encrypted Hebrew writing had previously been...

Man charged with DUI after trying to order burrito at bank drive-through window

Man charged with DUI after trying to order burrito at bank drive-through window

A Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after he tried to order a burrito at a Bank of America drive-through window.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOP

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOP

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the state’s congressional map went so far to benefit Republicans that it violated the state constitution.

The Voices Of Larry Nassar's Victims Made It All The Way To The Women’s March

The Voices Of Larry Nassar's Victims Made It All The Way To The Women’s March

Larry Nassar’s sexual-abuse victims are finally getting more of the attention they so rightfully deserve.

White House doctor enthusiastic about Trump

White House doctor enthusiastic about Trump

Rachel Maddow reports on answers given by White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson about Donald Trump's physical health.

Taliban lays claim to deadly attack on Kabul hotel

Taliban lays claim to deadly attack on Kabul hotel

Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors and a security source said Monday as more details of the victims emerged. Insurgents armed with Kalashnikovs and suicide vests attacked the landmark Intercontinental...

Skydiver dies after crashing into roof of California home

Skydiver dies after crashing into roof of California home

"I was in complete shock," Christina Blanco, who was in the home at the time of impact, told KABC. Officials from the Perris Valley Airport did not respond to a request for comment and a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration was not available due to the U.S. government...

UPDATE: 2 Flares Set Off At Florida Mall, Initially Thought To Be IEDs

UPDATE: 2 Flares Set Off At Florida Mall, Initially Thought To Be IEDs

Two devices found at a Florida mall originally thought to be improvised explosives were actually marine flares, authorities said on Monday.

Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authorities

Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authorities

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday.

Pope Francis Compares Gossiping Nuns To Terrorists

Pope Francis Compares Gossiping Nuns To Terrorists

Pope Francis compared gossiping nuns to terrorists during his latest South American tour stop in Lima on Sunday.

Larry Nassar Was A Master Manipulator, But He Didn’t Act Alone

Larry Nassar Was A Master Manipulator, But He Didn’t Act Alone

The first time I got a message from Larry Nassar, I felt honored.

Why the flu can kill a healthy person so quickly

Why the flu can kill a healthy person so quickly

The flu epidemic is three times worse than it was last year, and every part of the continental U.S. is under siege. NBC News’ Anne Thompson sits down with a doctor to find out what’s made the flu so severe.

California begins issuing Real ID cards for residents traveling on planes or internationally

California begins issuing Real ID cards for residents traveling on planes or internationally

Starting January 22nd California will begin issuing special identification cards for flying on an airplane and traveling internationally.

Donald Trump’s immigration bureau detains doctor living in US for 40 years

Donald Trump’s immigration bureau detains doctor living in US for 40 years

A Michigan doctor who has been living in the US for nearly 40 years has been detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The family of Lukasz Niec, who came from Poland to America when he was just five years old, are now concerned he will be deported back to Poland. Mr Niec’s sister said...

Manifestaciones masivas en la segunda Marcha de las Mujeres

Manifestaciones masivas en la segunda Marcha de las Mujeres

Miles de personas participan en la “Marcha de las mujeres, en Washington, EEUU. EFE

Service Dog Atlas Meets Pluto During Trip to Disney World

Service Dog Atlas Meets Pluto During Trip to Disney World

Atlas, a golden retriever, even has a stuffed Pluto toy at home.

Jeanette Epps is not the only astronaut NASA has removed from their planned flights

Jeanette Epps is not the only astronaut NASA has removed from their planned flights

On Jan. 18, NASA announced that astronaut Jeanette Epps would not fly, as expected, to the International Space Station in June. The mission would have been historic, since she would have become the first African-American crewmember on the orbiting outpost. The space agency hasn't released any...

The #SchumerShutdown Hashtag Is Getting A Big Boost From Russian Bots

The #SchumerShutdown Hashtag Is Getting A Big Boost From Russian Bots

WASHINGTON ― As lawmakers wage a messaging war over who caused the government shutdown, Republicans and the White House are getting a big boost in their efforts to blame Democrats for the mess ― from the Russians.

Finsbury Park terror trial: Darren Osborne turned into 'ticking time bomb' after watching BBC drama, court hears

Finsbury Park terror trial: Darren Osborne turned into 'ticking time bomb' after watching BBC drama, court hears

An unemployed father of four accused of carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack became "brainwashed" and a "ticking time bomb” obsessed with Muslims after watching a BBC drama about the Rochdale grooming scandal, a court has heard. Darren Osborne, 48, from Cardiff became...

Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Marijuana, But Its Law Comes With A Catch

Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Marijuana, But Its Law Comes With A Catch

For the first time, a U.S. state has legalized marijuana with the stroke of a pen, not a vote at the ballot box.

Separate Carnival Cruise Line Accidents See One Passenger Dead and Another Missing

Separate Carnival Cruise Line Accidents See One Passenger Dead and Another Missing

One passenger went missing overboard while another fell to her death on separate Carnival Cruise Line ships

With 25,339 murders in 2017, Mexico suffers record homicide tally

With 25,339 murders in 2017, Mexico suffers record homicide tally

There were more than 25,000 murders across drug-ravaged Mexico in 2017, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data showed. Investigators opened 25,339 murder probes last year, up nearly 25 percent from the 2016 tally, interior ministry data released on Saturday showed....

Democrats Dominate At The Ballot Box In The Age Of Trump

Democrats Dominate At The Ballot Box In The Age Of Trump

In the year since Donald Trump became president, Democrats have had a string of successes at the ballot box ― making many Republicans nervous about a potential blue wave in November.

Harry Potter river cruise to set sail on River Thames

Harry Potter river cruise to set sail on River Thames

It's no flying car, but Harry Potter fans are being courted in a new river cruise that makes stops at key filming locations like 4 Privet Drive, the real-world inspiration for Hogwarts, and the Warner Bros. Studio where the Harry Potter movies were made.

Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in Maine

Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Leaders in a Maine town said Sunday they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views.

Federal Workers Forced To Go Without Pay As Government Shutdown Extends To Day 3

Federal Workers Forced To Go Without Pay As Government Shutdown Extends To Day 3

WASHINGTON ― The government shutdown is about to get a lot more visible.

Bishop tells Russians not to vote for Putin in rare church dissent

Bishop tells Russians not to vote for Putin in rare church dissent

A Russian Orthodox bishop has advised the faithful not to vote for Vladimir Putin when he stands for re-election in March, a nearly unheard of occurrence in the loyal church. The angry statement marked the first time an acting bishop has spoken against supporting the current president, according to...

The Best Birthday Cake Recipes, From Layer Cakes To Sheet Cakes

The Best Birthday Cake Recipes, From Layer Cakes To Sheet Cakes

Is a birthday without a cake really a birthday at all? Sure, we’ve had happy birthdays that were celebrated with key lime pie and brownie sundaes.

Second Rohingya 'leader' killed in Bangladesh refugee camp

Second Rohingya 'leader' killed in Bangladesh refugee camp

Attackers on Monday killed a Rohingya representative in a Bangladesh refugee camp, the second such death in three days as tensions mount over the planned repatriation of some 750,000 refugees to Myanmar. Sources said the dead man Yusuf Ali was a camp leader at the Balukhali camp on the border with...

Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, accusing him of inciting against the armed forces and forgery, in what appeared to be a calculated move to push him out of the race.

Pakistani principal shot dead by student over blasphemy dispute

Pakistani principal shot dead by student over blasphemy dispute

By Saad Sayeed ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani student shot and killed his school principal on Monday, in a dispute over the student skipping classes to attend rallies supporting the country's strict blasphemy laws, a police official said. Sareer Ahmed, principal of the private Islamia...

The White House Says This Photo Shows Trump Working. People Aren’t Buying It.

The White House Says This Photo Shows Trump Working. People Aren’t Buying It.

President Donald Trump wanted to show the nation that he was hard at work this weekend after the government shut down over failed budget negotiations.

No, the Tax Bill Will Not Help Republicans

No, the Tax Bill Will Not Help Republicans

Republicans passed a bill over the objections of the American people that, in many cases, was designed to hurt their own constituents. Last month, weeks before signing into law the most sweeping changes to corporate and individual tax rates in decades, President Trump promised the tax bill would...

Man Finds Lost Engagement Ring in Bizarre Twist of Fate

Man Finds Lost Engagement Ring in Bizarre Twist of Fate

It was an astonishing turn of events that occurred within the span of only two hours.

Scarlett Johansson Slams James Franco For Support Of Time's Up At Women's March

Scarlett Johansson Slams James Franco For Support Of Time's Up At Women's March

Scarlett Johansson didn’t mince words in her scathing critique of James Franco, who has shown public support for the Time’s Up movement while being accused of sexual misconduct.

Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot

Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's king appealed Sunday to Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" in the possibility of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, following fallout from the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as...

Judi Dench Was Up For 'Leading Roll' SAG Award, And Twitter Rolled With It

Judi Dench Was Up For 'Leading Roll' SAG Award, And Twitter Rolled With It

A half-baked SAG Awards graphic on Sunday showed that Judi Dench of “Victoria & Abdul” was among the nominees for outstanding female actor in a “leading roll.”

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Online giant Amazon on Monday plans to open a convenience store in Seattle where hungry customers will be able to grab sandwiches and go, without having to wait in line or use a checkout. The American group unveiled the concept for its cashierless "Amazon Go" shop just over a year ago,...

Lawyers: Inmate awaiting execution no longer remembers crime

Lawyers: Inmate awaiting execution no longer remembers crime

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to let the state proceed with executing a 67-year-old inmate who lawyers say has suffered strokes and dementia and cannot remember killing a police officer decades ago.

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